Gatehouse No.1 open house + DIY masquerade masks

gatehouseno1 open house via seejaneblog

you guys know i have a soft spot for events. and creating. so, when stephanie {the owner of gatehouse no. 1 in orem, utah} asked me to be a part of her open house i was thrilled! plus, i was able to teach a fall decorating class and plan a make & take with one of my all-time favorite ladies – courtney snowden! double thrill!

if you came to the open house, thank you so very very very much – it was such a fun evening packed with festive cheer. gatehouse no. 1 is a really impressive home furnishings store, and if you are coming to utah, plan a visit!

gatehouseno1 open house masquerade masks

gatehouseno1 open house make and take via seejaneblog

gatehouseno1 open house peeps via seejaneblog

(sela requested that we wear matching outfits for the night. she loves events like this, and even more loves being my little assistant. in lieu of matching outfits, we attempted to coordinate our outfits by both wearing track-style pants!)

DIY masquerade masks via seejaneblog

to download the masquerade masks template (there are two printables, each with two different masks!) – click HERE to find them in my shop!

what you’ll need:

card stock
scissors or exacto knife (if using an exacto knife, make sure you have the proper surface to cut on!)
hot glue gun + glue sticks
wood dowels and/or paper straws
crafty adornments for the masks

how to make them:

1) trim the masks using scissors or an exacto knife.
3) attach to a dowel or straw using hot glue
4) decorate the masks however you would like! i suggest using glitter, feathers, pom poms, ribbon – you name it!
5) if you make the masks, i would love to see your creations! post a picture on instagram, tag me @see_jane and hashtag #seejanemasquerade

DIY masquerade masks template via seejaneblog

gatehouseno1 open house seejaneblog friends

my favorite part was visiting with friends and watching everyone create their unique masquerade masks. crafty happiness!

gatehouseno1 open house make and take fun via seejaneblog

big thank you to gatehouse no.1 for having us! if you didn’t make it to the open house, stop by the store soon! the fall home decor is amazing, but the big holiday – christmas – is OFF THE CHARTS at gatehouse!

gatehouseno1 open house pom poms via seejaneblog

are you thinking about halloween yet? i am getting ready to host sela’s seventh birthday party on saturday, but as soon as the party is done i will be decorating for fall! i can’t wait. also, we have finalized our costume ideas for this year and i will be sharing those soon {they are super easy, and teenager-friendly} – do you plan on dressing up?!?

{photos by becky kimball, masquerade mask template designed by lovely lindsay for seejaneblog.}

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